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Migrant crisis: Scores feared drowned off Libyan coast

Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN’s migration agency. Three survivors said most of those who drowned were Pakistani nationals. Libya has for years been a major transit route for migrants ...

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Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker reaching its coast

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan sees little chance of the oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker that sank on Sunday in the East China Sea reaching its shores, an official at the nation’s environment ministry said on Tuesday. The large ...

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Stricken Iranian oil tanker drifts into Japan's economic zone: coast guard

TOKYO (Reuters) – A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman for Japan’s Coast Guard told Reuters on Friday, as strong winds pushed the burning ship away from the Chinese coast. ...

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Virgin West Coast train firm stops selling Daily Mail

Virgin Trains has announced that it has stopped selling the Daily Mail newspaper on its West Coast trains. A spokesperson for Virgin said it regularly reviewed products sold on its trains, adding that “after listening to feedback from our people” ...

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Iranian oil tanker burns for third day after collision off China coast

BEIJING (Reuters) – A tanker carrying Iranian oil that collided with a Chinese freight ship in the East China Sea was still on fire on Tuesday morning, the Chinese government said, as dozens of rescue boats struggled to control the ...

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Iranian oil tanker still ablaze after collision off China's coast

SEOUL (Reuters) – A tanker carrying Iranian oil that collided with a Chinese freight ship in the East China Sea over the weekend was still ablaze on Monday morning, a South Korean coast guard official told Reuters. It was not ...

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Iranian oil tanker burns, 32 missing after collision off China's coast

BEIJING (Reuters) – A tanker carrying Iranian oil and run by the country’s top oil shipping operator was ablaze and spewing cargo into the East China Sea on Sunday after colliding with a Chinese bulk ship, leaving its 32 crew ...

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Iranian tanker burns, spills oil after collision off China's coast

BEIJING (Reuters) – A tanker carrying Iranian oil and run by the country’s top oil shipping operator was ablaze and spewing its cargo into the East China Sea on Sunday after colliding with a Chinese bulk ship, the Chinese government ...

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32 Sailors Missing After Ships Collide Off China’s East Coast

32 Sailors Missing After Ships Collide Off China’s East Coast

Advertisement SHANGHAI — The Chinese and South Korean authorities on Sunday were searching for 32 crew members who went missing after their oil tanker collided with another ship off China’s east coast the night before. The site of the collision, ...

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